Russia Cup of Kettlebell Lifting

Russia Cup of Kettlebell LiftingLast weekend in Rostov-na-Donu was the Russian Cup of kettlebell lifting. There was more then 150 participants from 37 regions. At the opening event attended a Soviet athlete, the legend of the world of weightlifting – Vasily Alexeyev.
The first day was any great results among women in w.c. 60 kg. Ksenia Dedyukhina shows best result – 120 reps (with 24 kg). It’s new Russian record. Next results was 116, 115 and 110 reps (Lidia Sidorova, Lyudmila Nuzhnykh and Elena Yurysheva).
On the same day, the men competed in the long cycle.
The second and third day, the men competed in the classic biathlon. Johnny Benidze shows SUPER result in w.c. 60 kg. He did jerk 110 reps and snatch 164 reps!!! In biathlon hi had 192 points (jerk + snatch/2)! Old Russian record was 182 points.
Best team was Krasnodar team.
Next competition for Russian team – World Championship, which will be held in November in Tallinn (Estonia).
I’ll write about any great athletes later.

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    […] That’s me with my friends – two great kettlebell lifters – Ivan Denisov and Jonny Benidze. This photo was made on Russian Cup – 2009. […]

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